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CSPAN
Jan 30, 2010 5:00pm EST
place. klay thompson 1-11 as washington state trying to stay in the race. the pac-10 leader in the men's program is cal and they have a great match tomorrow against arizona, one versus two. and you can see it on many of these stations. washington state really need as basket. they're going klay thompson. koprivica. the extra pass. capers. and he misses. they're unselfish, but they just can't put it down. isaiah thomas. for three. >> miles: attacking the zone defend. overton pushes it up over the middle. thomas gets the wide open three. >> steve: washington state has not scored a field goal in this half. and moore is going to the foul line on a foul. >> miles: overton gets a deep outlet. zone defense can't get set. thomas has the perfect follow-through and splashes the three point shot. >> steve: the foul on overton, not thomas and that is venoy's third personal foul sending reggie moore to the free-throw line. six minutes have passed and washington state, with a great distance on the road. the crowd giving it to reggie moore. he's a seattle mats differennat. >> steve: that blocking foul
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 12:00pm EST
the mothers, wives, daughters, a nd friends of the founding fathers, washington, frankli n, adams, a hamilton, jefferson, madison , a very different women. enormously interesting providing material for the rebidding stories of the founders as we mentioned before in our conversation, it is six bookspan one. with all you have done in your career, we're at a new level of writing about american history and history in general. we're all products the bar associations and those who have made our history and consequently have reached a level of interest as historical characters were books. must we researched and written about within the context of their lives. their marriages comment liaisons', all of the association's. they do not exist -- exist in a vacuum. you say far from diminishing the men and women and examination of there intimate lives will in large them for our time. with your perspective what led up to the book that has now come out? >> guest: what got me going was this idea that i had written a great many books of the revolution, over a dozen but mostly concerned with the men but yet in m
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2010 8:00pm EST
. they'll play the next two in washington. last year, chicago won three out of four but if there is one wizards you can count on placed on his play recently, that's antawn jamison, the subject of our -- >> he's not your proet toep power forward -- -- prototype power forward. he's the team's leader and co- captain. antawn jamison's been a model of consistency both to on and off the court. he's led the teaming in scoring over the last two sense. over the last ten games, he's taken the level of play higher. his shooting around right around 50% both from the field and 3-point range. he's had to log more minutes because of injuries and play lack of play from other. he's been even more productive, his work before the orlando game, about being role models and making the city proud were inspirational and needed to be said. he spoke from the heart. and followed it up with one of those antawn performances, 28 points, 11 rebounds in a wizard victory. look all you fans following "the wiz" ardz, it's not fun seeing the team struggle and lose but it's a pleasure to watch jamison play the game, especi
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 4:30am EST
>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> thank you for joining us on this friday. we have bill live picture. the snow is coming down. it is our very light snow. >> the first snow of the new year has arrived. we have just one school delay. >> your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. brian is in the early to tell us the latest on the forecast. >> it will be wrapping up. i just got off the phone with a nice lady. the main roads are fine. she was out walking her dog. it was slippery. we do not want to give people a soft sense of security. let's take you over to the radar. our snow and we're seeing light to moderate over here. west of bowie, to district heights. also a band working its way down to the south and west to the springfield area over near 234 and the fairfax county parkway. you see the numbers. there range from freezing to near 30 degrees. -- they range from freezing to near 30 degrees. you can see the snow the pushed through last night. it continues to march eastward. we will seek a gradual clearing. probably about half an inch to
NBC
Jan 25, 2010 5:00am EST
flooding over the next several hours. weave had only about a quarter ch here in washington. just to our west we've had about 1/2 inch. shenandoah valley has had from an inch to over three inches. around two inches just to the east of the blue ridge. just had a gust at dulles airport at 44 miles an hour, those winds bringing down a few tree limbs causing power outages this morning. the temperature now 60 degrees in washington on january 25th. it's not going to last long. we'll be near 40 by midnight. the 30s tomorrow morning. this rain should taper off and end around midday today with the winds remaining rather gusty into the afternoon. a bit blus sterry again tomorrow. partly cloudy on it is with highs in the mid to upper 40s. a bit colder on wednesday and thursday. morning lows in the upper 20s with afternoon highs in the low to mid 40s. looks like a chance of snow on friday. we'll take a look at that. that will be coming up in just a few minutes. right now watch out for the ponding of water especially around construction areas. many small creeks and streams are running high. they may
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 8:00pm EST
on washington. and ed says it is on brendan haywood. that will be his third personal foul. so right away flip saunders shows he has the best. andray blatche in for brendan haywood. >> phil: he just got 28 seconds left. certainly doesn't want to lose him. give him a chance to pick up another personal. but going back to last play it is also about the front line here an even though you have collins in there. collins was in there. but josh smith. those guys are really active. very difficult to box them out. not to say that you still don't put that effort to do that. but very active. >> steve: wizards very quietly on a 7-0 run. they have cut the lead to 14. michael bibby pulls up over andray blatche. short. butler has it. comes the other way. flip saunders calling an offensive play. shot winding down. butler is short. jumper is good with is.6 seconds to play in the half. williams long shot. not good. and the wizards end on a 9-0 joe johnson. an blach blap. >> steve: wizards trail the hawks 45-33 after atlanta led by as many as 22 but washington closes out that first half on a 9-0 run and they a
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 12:00am EST
a shot was fired around this nation. a shot was fired saying no more business as usual in washington, d.c. >> you heard what the speaker said yesterday and what the majority leader said. we will find a way to push this over the line. it's that kind of arrogance that has the american people about ready to pull their hair out and throw every democrat out of here. >> the election in massachusetts for senator-elect brown was much about an election that rejected arrogance. much like david in his fight against goliath. >> wow. they seem to have their plan down. it's arrogance. arrogance was defeated in massachusetts yesterday. your take on what you learned yesterday. >> what i learn side what i learned to some degree november of 2008 and the two years i traveled the country with barack obama. that is that middle class people, hardworking people are being squeezed in many different ways. they have seen their jobs disappear and wages stagnant and expenses are growing and health care by the way has been growing exponentially. this is enormously aggravating when they look to washington and wall s
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 6:00am EST
want to ask about the president -- the games that washington plays and this is just washington and it's -- there is still talking as if the president is not the head of the government, that almost 60% of americans think. i think it's higher than that. it's terribly dysfunctional. mark halperin, at some point isn't there a disconnect between the president that owns washington, d.c., lock, stock, and barrel and the president that talks about, oh, you people in washington, that's just the way that washington -- you -- every day, they do that every day. oh, you silly washington people. you know, the problem is that the people in washington -- you washington people. >> i think that's a problem and i think there are two related problems. another one, they have played the washington game. they made a back room deal with the pharmaceutical industry. been involved with the dirt of the legislative process, and the other problem is, to some extent you have to play the washington game, and to some extent by turning their noses up at it, they've alienated a lot of washington. that may not be attra
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 6:30pm EST
as republicans in washington. forget the ad. forget the truck. everybody can buy a truck. here is the question you need to ask before you go to vote on tuesday. when the chips are down, when the tough a boat is coming -- tough vote is coming, who is going to be on your side? that is what this race on tuesday is all about. [applause] it is easy to say you are independent and you're going to bring people together and all that stuff, until you actually have to do with. when the vote comes on ev nergy, whose side are you going to be on? mark that is going to be on your side. when the vote comes on taxes and there is a choice between giving more taxes to the wealthy and corporations that ship jobs overseas, and businesses that create jobs here, who is going to be on your side? >> martha. >> you will hear a lot about taxes. you always do, every election. i kept the campaign process -- campaign promise to cut taxes for 90% of working americans. [no audio] [applause] these members of congress voted to cut taxes here in the commonwealth for individuals and small businesses. we cut taxes for middle-clas
ABC
Jan 1, 2010 4:30am EST
the full reports and early next week here in washington, heel convene a meeting with all of the agencies involved. >>> international travelers can expect heightened security measures at least through monday. the transportation security administration has extended its emergency measures that include a patdown of all planes boarded for the u.s. senior airport officials will meet with airport executives around the world for security for u.s.-bound flights. >>> sources tell abc news that the suicide bomber that killed seven cia acts in afghanistan was invited on to the base and was not searched. the bomber was seen as a possible informant but blew himself up. in addition to the seven officers killed, six others were seriously injured in the worst attack on the intelligence agency in more than 25 years. >> this is say tremendous loss for the agency. the agency is a relatively small organization and its expertise on al qaeda is even a smaller subset of that overall group. >> the ciand u.s. military are working more closely than ever with afghans to improve training and intelligence gathering.
ABC
Jan 15, 2010 11:00pm EST
weekend weather forecast coming up. >>> a new twist tonight on a scandal that has engulfed washington wizards star gilbert arenas. we're hearing from arenas and the wizards of following his guilty plea on felony gun charges. >> gilbert arenas will have to wait until about march 26 to learn whether or not he will be spending any time in jail. there was a brief hearing in d.c. superior court today where he entered a guilty plea of charges of transporting an unlicensed gun in the district. he is committed to bringing four guns to the verizon center and storing them in his locker. december 21, people come out on what he called a practical joke on teammate javaris crittenton. arenas will be sentenced in march. the wizards released a statement -- we will have more on gilbert arenas' day in court, and later in sports how his teammates did it without him tonight in chicago. >>> coming up, the growing death toll and problems for other survivors with questions about safety. our live team coverage continues with a live report from port-au- prince. first, a big development and recovery closer to
NBC
Jan 5, 2010 4:30am EST
, a washington, d.c. party promoter, never got close to the president although named by "the washington post" the alleged gate crasher adamantly denies he was ever at that event. >>> here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. a washington state family returned from vacation to find a holiday lawn ornament stolen and the crime caught on camera. a man seen walking his dog with a woman approached the porridge, unplugged the penguin ornament and just ran off with it. the family's 10-year-old daughter bought the sea bird with their savings. >>> farmers are doing everything they can in florida from keeping the winter blast from ruining their profit. the ice insulates the fruit why overnight frost and protect the flowers so they produce more strawberri strawberries. >>> a chicago man set a record without moving. jeff miller won the annual couch potato contest for the third straight year. miller watched sports for 72 straight hours without sleeping. he left his chair only once every eight hours to use the restroom. and now for a look at your national and regional weather
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 7:00am EST
heard from two former u.s. president to help the people of haiti. today, "the washington post" about this and ask the question, for how long? this is sunday, january 17 and would begin with the u.s. efforts in haiti. we heard from secretary of state hillary clinton who was there yesterday. u.s. troops tried to prevent chaos in haiti's capital city. lutie louis coates flares were order breaks down. this question -- will there be a long-term u.s. commitment? the numbers are on your screen. the president will commemorate the birth of martin luther king and will campaign today for martha coakley for the senate seat given up by the death of ted kennedy. we'll talk about that later in the air but first, this piece this morning from "the washington post." clinton believes that the country can come back stronger in the future. bearing so, bottled water and other supplies, secretary clinton flew into the battered capital and told the haitian people that the u.s. will be here today, tomorrow, and in times ahead as the u.s. struggles to organize a relief effort for a barely functioning haitian
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2010 10:00am EST
-- for this morning's " washington journal." back tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern. enjoy the rest of this martin luther king holiday. . [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] . >> president barack obama talks about dr. king and his legacy and an update on the martin luther king memorial. we'll also look to the establishment of mlk day. coming up later today, live coverage of new virginia governor bob mcdonnell in his first state of the commonwealth address. we will begin at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. ).zÑtonight, larry cohen, the hd of the communications workers of america and what the federal government's role should be an expanding communication in the communication that is on c-span 2. now president barack obama on the legacy of martin luther king jr. he commemorated the birthday of the late civil rights leader yesterday. president barack obama spoke at the historic thurmont avenue baptist church in the nation's capital where dr. king once preached. his remarks are about half an hour. [applause] >> good morning.
NBC
Jan 7, 2010 5:00am EST
, montgomery, howard for later tonight. right now 20 to 30 degrees. now 30 in washington. and as w look at the view from space over the last six hours it's cloudy, blue ridge west but clear from the blue ridge to the east to the eastern shore so we're off to a clear start. sunshine this morning. but by later on tonight and into tomorrow morning these are the total amounts i expect. certainly be much more out of the mountains and higher elevations. shenandoah valley around the blue ridge, four inches. one to two inches around the d.c. metro area. that could cause problems tomorrow morning. that's all we need is an inch or two on untreated surfaces. cause some commuting problems and maybe some school delays. should end quickly tomorrow morning. blustery and cold as we get into the weekend. now the traffic, jerry, how is it looking >> this morning fine. no weather concerns. head out to the interstates along i-95, 395, 66. should be in freg shape this morning. one early morning accident, 395 northbound at duke street in the hov lanes. that has been cleared. everything reopens. elsewhere alo
ABC
Jan 29, 2010 5:00am EST
institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. have been defrauded. thank you for joining us. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> let's find out the latest from that storm that may or may not be approaching. >> it is approaching but it will mainly be to the south. here is the latest this morning. it is moving through texas. it is picking up gulf moisture. it does take it on a track to keep it just to our south. did this right along the virginia/north carolina border, at virginia beach. they could pick up a foot or more of snow. it gets less and less as you move north. a couple of inches to ourself. advisors and warnings this morning. they are all down to our south. the closest we have this st. mary's, sponsor of an. here is your forecast. -- spotsylvania. gusty winds this morning. temperatures near 30. we will talk about snow totals coming up. >> not much to talk about on the highys. there's plenty of that molasses stuff was already spread around
NBC
Jan 7, 2010 11:00am EST
begin with a developing story in northwest washington. the parkway has been re-opened after a couple of incents caused an ugly morning commute. they were apparently unrelated. first some smoking wires under the pennsylvania avenue bridge. the second a death investigation under the m street bridge. news4's there with more on all the problems this caused for commuters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, joe. look behind me. you can see traffic is once again flowing across this bridge that carries pennsylvania avenue over rock creek. we're in the 2700 block of pennsylvania avenue but utility crews remain on the scene trying to get to the source of the fire early this morning. there were two incidents here. while utility crews are dealing with that one, a short distance away police are dealing with the other. the morning's incident started out with a report of smoke along the rock creek parkway, starting on a bridge that carries pennsylvania avenue. >> as firefighters arrived on the scene they found pretty heavy smoke issuing from under neath the pennsylvania avenue bridge. did cal
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
discussion with republican lawmakers. this morning on "the washington journal." we want to get your thoughts on the culture in washington. does it need to change bailout for democrats, 202-737-0002. for republicans, 202-737-0001. for independents, 202-628-0205. -- does it need to change? we begin this morning with this article, "washington culture leaves little hope for change." when asked this week, "70% believe that the government was unhealthy or in need of large reform. that is up from 43% just after the election of george w. bush. to the degree that they could send a message out of massachusetts, it was not a message to obama, it was a message about what is going on in washington. the better answer lies in the culture of the capital, where every problem is seen less as an issue to be resolved and more as a tool for a political position, where every position is automatically a failed by the other side's 24/7 political attack machine. with lawmakers failing to meet a compromise, they are failing their own party activists. this culture makes a retreat to partisan corners the safest route
CBS
Jan 2, 2010 6:30pm EST
peninsula. kimberly dozier in washington has more on that part of the story. story. >> reporter: this is yemeni government video of its u.s.-trained counter-terrorist teams at work. but cbs news has lshed exclusively that recent combined air and ground assaults against al qaeda in december were american-led, according to a u.s. special prayings expert who trains yemeni officers. >> that was very much something executed by the united states but with very heavy support by the yemeni government. it was cruise missile strikes, in combination with military units on the ground, but it was a very disik signal from the obama administration that they are serious in assisting yemen remove these al qaeda facilities from its soil. >> reporter: the target, al qaeda of the arabian peninsula, an affiliate of osama bin laden's group with a popular following in yemen. the yemeni offshoot claimed responsibility for the attempted airliner bombing on christmas day, but american counter-terrorist teams have been track al qaeda in yemen since the uss "cole" bombing in 2000 and the u.s. military, incl
CNBC
Jan 8, 2010 7:00pm EST
. remove all the high tax, regulatory, and spending obstacles coming out of washington that are stopping business job creation. >>> plus, president obama wants to spend $2.3 billion to stimulate 17,000 green jobs. are you kidding? that's $135,000 her job. ridiculous. let us keep our own money, thank you very much. so we now have nine reasons why the jobs report is real bad news for the democrats come november. you know corporate profits are up strong, so are stocks. nearly a 3% gain for the broad stock market index this week, but washington is making it too lostly to create jobs. that has to be changed. and finally kudlow hotline. we will take your calls. profits are up. jobs are down. washington has to get out of the way. fasten your seatbelts everybody. the kudlow report begins right now. good evening, larry kudlow. we believe pre-market capitalism is the best path to prosperity and tonight we'll talk about how to get america back to work. jobs, jobs, jobs. president obama announced his new green tech today, but it makes me seen more red ink. how low, john? >> the administration knows
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 11:00am EST
. here in washington, president obama is vowing a swift response from the u.s. this rescue and recovery effort will be complex and challenging, as we move resources into haiti, we will be working closely with partners on the ground, including the many ngos from haiti and across haiti. the united nations stabilization mission, which appears to have suffered its own losses, and our partners in the region and around the world. this must truly be an international effort. >> the most powerful earthquake to strike haiti in more than 200 years. it was felt as far away as cuba. >> it is a disaster of enormous proportions, one that demands a comparable relief effort. as a result this morning, aid is pouring in from around the world. fairfax county's urban search and rescue team is among those who have answered the call. news 4's tracee wilkins joins us live from dulles international airport, where that team is getting ready to deploy. tracee? >> reporter: good morning, joe. they are still getting ready to deploy, but the good news is they've got their cargo plane here, passenger plane standing b
MSNBC
Jan 6, 2010 6:00am EST
the uninvited guest, but a washington area party pro momenter, carlos allen is arriving at the event and allen slipped into the gala by pretending to be part of the official indian delegation. although allen initially denied attending the dinner, his attorney says he was there, but received an invitation. okay. >>> an airport outside los angeles is back up no speed this morning after security scare yesterday shut down the terminal for hours. several containers filled with an amber liquid turned out to be honey. jars of honey. just as the owner had tried to tell them. and officials at nuke liberty airport says a camera system was not fully working when a man passed through a checkpoint. the tsa had to request assistance from continental airlines to confirm the man left the airport. >> the tsa is on a cell phone, and instead of looking at the vitdos, they were actually watching boise state. >> that was a good game, though. >> that was a good game. i'm seeing texas christian looks like they are going to win. >> tough call. >>> a new study raising more doubts about the effectiveness of anti-depres
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
to "morning joe," live from washington. quite a weekend. and quite -- quite a show today. we have on set with us pat buchanan and jonathan capehart, and new york, very interesting. i always have this guy on, because he has a negro dialect, and it serves him well. >> joe, joe! >> for the most part, he is a light- skinned engine ened germ find that light-skinned germans can hold down television shows better. viewers, we speak of tv's own willie geist. >> depending on my audience, i can go like full honky or dial it down a little bit. i can go either way, either way. >> seriously, willie. i don't know if harry reid was channeling the 1970s movie "mandingo." i don't know if he was a member of a southern country club in the1950s, but this guy lives on a planet far different -- seriously, negro dialect? >> to put it delicately, he comes from a different time. >> i think that's the issue. >> he's majority leader of the united states senate. >> i know, i know. guess what? our government is made up of people from all races and sexes. >> and people should evolve in their thinking and their termino
NBC
Jan 2, 2010 6:00am EST
future terrorist attacks. jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. >>> college football took center stage on new year's day. hakim dermish has your sports minutes. >>> we start with the grand daddy of them all, the rose bowl in pasadena. ohio state taking honoring gone. terrell pryor threw for tohdowns. it snaps a losing streak for ohio's state. it is the buckeye's first rose bowl win since 1997. penn state against lsu, 61 seconds to play, nittany lions down by one. colin wagner on from 21 yards down. penn state beats lsu, 19-17. hockey, flyers and bruins, game tied at 1 in overtime, patrick bergeron wins it. i am hakim dermish. have a great weekend. >>> 6:08 its your time, 27 degrees. the new place that cameras are keeping a watchful eye over you. russian vodka has suddenly doubled in price. why some brave souls came to a (matt caliandro) when i try new products, it's an adventure. the exciting part about it was being one of the first people to use sensodyne iso-active. i couldn't believe the packaging it doesn't look a toothpaste. the gel turns into a foam it's expanding, it's bubbling.
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2010 7:00am EST
from the nation's capital this is "washington journal." host: alive the picture from the floor of the washington ought to show at the convention center. lots of new car models to look at. the focus on alternative fuels, and plenty of executives and officials. we will learn all about the decisions washington makes and their impact on the auto industry. in the meantime president obama is set to propose a freeze on a portion of federal spending today. it could dramatically curtail his legislative ambitions. we want to get your thoughts. he will talk about it on the state of the union address tomorrow. here is the headline on the story. obama to propose a freeze on spending. the subhead it goes this way -- deficit reduction campaign. the white house says the three- year plan could save much money over time. if you look at the lead to the wall street journal did put it this way, there subhead says the white house plan applies to only 17% of spending and will have a small impact on the deficit. here is their leader -- president obama proposes to have a three-year in federal spending
ABC
Jan 19, 2010 4:30am EST
controlled washington. rick klein lass the details. >> reporter: good morning, this one was never supposed to be close. but republicans within striking diance of taking ted kennedy's old senate seat, that has republicans thrilled and democrats scrambling to hold on. >> while no one can replace him, i need your help to follow in his huge footsteps. >> reporter: democrat martha coakley is relying on big political gun. a call to arms for the democratic base while republican scott brown is pitching himself as 9 ultate one-party check on the rule in washington. >> we can send an important messe to washington that business as usual is not how we want to do it. >> reporter: at stake is the democratic party 60-seat place in the senate. a loss would be a severe setback to virtually all of the legislature's efforts. it would sends a huge warning signal about the limits of the president's political poll and the downside of the health care bill. independent voters will be critical on election day, republican brown is expecting to win them but by how much? and how much will show up for the election wit
NBC
Jan 24, 2010 11:00pm EST
of the washington area and it's expected to get heavier overnight and make for a miserable monday morning commute. good sunday. i'm craig melvin. >>> the roads are just wet right now but tomorrow morning could be an entirely differentory. some parts of the metro area have seen light showers while there's been no heavy rains yet. dopours are expected to move operate. there's a flash flood watch in effect. meteorologist chuck bell is standing by the news4 storm center with the latest on your wet monday forecast. >> it seems like we've been talking about waiting on the rain all day long and we're more waiting than looking but nonetheless, the heavy rain not far away with temperatures climbing as the winds continue to increase. our temperature has gone up nearly 10 degrees since 6:00 at night and we're now up into the mid 50s across the area. here's your life doppler and you can see light to at times welcome moderate rain showers moving through the northern sides of the capital beltway. the heavier steadier rains are in the shenandoah valley. the rain and wind will increase during the overnight house
NBC
Jan 25, 2010 11:00am EST
wind gusts have been under 30 miles per hour. the temperature is 61 in washington, just rebounded, a downsloping warming effect. look out on the mountains, only in the 40s now. throughout the rest of the afternoon, a small chance of an additional passing shower and temperatures will drop out of the 50s and down into the 40s by sunset. a look at the rest of the week and into the weekend in just a few moments. kimberly and barbara? >> it sounds like our brush with spring has ended. zb >> all right, tom. talk to you a little bit later. >>> meanwhile, the storms may have moved out of our area, but the damage they caused is still very much a concern right now. thousands of area residents have no power and other parts of the region are drying out from some major flooding. news 4's tracee wilkins has the latest now fro landover. >> reporter: we had a number of dangerous and sticky situations throughout our area this morning as power crews were dealing with trees that had fallen on power lines. high winds and a lot of rain caused major problems this morning. the trees started falling earl
NBC
Jan 28, 2010 4:30am EST
handelsman has more from washington. steve, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, thanks. good morning. i won't quit. that was president oba's main message up here last night. he is refocused on jobs, but he's still pushing the rest of his agenda despite setbacks. after one year in office, president obama came to the congress and to the nation on primetime tv to admit many who put him in the white house have doubts. >> change we can believe in, the slogan went. right now i know there are many americans who aren't sure if they still believe we can change. or that i can deliver. >> reporter: but the president said he saved 2 million jobs with his stimulus plan and cut taxes, but he also bailed out the banks. >> i hated it, you hated it. >> reporter: mr. obama said they will hate his new plan to tax banks and now he wants to focus on jobs. >> people are out of work. they're hurting. they need our help. and i want a jobs bill on my desk without delay. >> reporter: the president is not giving up on health care reform. >> i take my share of the blame for not explaining it more clearly to the americ
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2010 3:00pm EST
of power in 2010. >> one of washington's most influential columnists is demanding the white house social secretary, the obamas' close friend, be fired. >> google shags up the mobile phone market. a new smart phone that could pose a threat to the popular iphone. all that plus how to stay occupied during those really long delays caused by airport security. ♪ >>> t >>> "the big picture" starts right now. good afternoon. i'm david shuster live in washington. >> i'm tamron hall live in new york. we have breaking news this hour out of california. meadows field airport, bakersfield, california, it is about to reopen at this hour after being temporarily shut down when two tsa baggage screeners were overcome by fumes emitted from a checked bag. joining us on the phone is misty reid, a reporter. misty, what else can you tell bus this bag? as i said already, they are reopening the airport sit self. >> reporter: i can tell you that there were earlier media reports locally that the substance found may have been tnt. but we haven't confirmed that yet. i know that they are about to reopen it and the
NBC
Jan 25, 2010 6:00am EST
>> i'm brook hart in washington. days after massachusetts voters delivered a shocking setback to president obama advisors say he will not be pushing the reset button in his second year in office. that story coming up. >> grim numbers from haiti as the search for survivors turns into a recovery effort. >> and before we start gathering up two of every animal, let's find out first how long all of this rain will last. the insta-weather plus forecast as 11 news today continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy captioned by thenational captioe -- www.ncicap.org -- >> good morning, everybody. i'm lisa robinson in for mindy basara. >> i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> let's check today's forecast with tony pann. >> just called you noah pann. >> you might be able to take a vote on some of these roads -- a boat on some of these roads. we've had over two inches of rain. there's a lot of standing water. be careful, hydroplaning is a possibility this morning. be careful. and the winds are gusting over 30 miles an hour. if you're drivin
NBC
Jan 6, 2010 6:00pm EST
coach of the washington redskins. the seventh head coach in 11 years. buttoned up, he was looking like a five-star general up there today. here you see bruce allen, mike shanahan, dan snyder walking out at the beginning of the press conference. >> quick question i asked dan snyder if he had had a chance to sleep and he said not a wink. >> i tell you, i think dan snyder is very excited. and i also think that dan snyder is going to take a step back in terms of control with mike shanahan because, you know, in denver they called him the mastermind. >> yeah. he was sitting there in the front row with the family instead of sitting up there on the podium. that was a nice change of pace. >> here is mike shanahan on some of today's festivities. >> i'm excited and honored to be the head coach of the washington redskins. you take a look at history, you take a look at the hall of fame, the great coaches, the great players. what an honor it is to be the head coach of this franchise. a very, very special place. super bowls, world championships. it's what you'd call a franchise that has a great histo
ABC
Jan 6, 2010 4:30am EST
temperatures. negative 1 in minneapolis. 19 in tallahassee, which is colder than new york or washington. and it's a chilly 41 in south florida. >> viviana hurtado has more on the longest cold snap in a generation. >> reporter: snow, snow and more snow combined with windchill temps in the negative number, it's one of the most severe arctic blasts to wallop the nation in 25 years. >> average is twice a day since new year's. >> reporter: in fulton new york, the snow hasn't stopped since december 28th. more than 50 inches have fallen and more on the way, almost three-quarters of the country is under a winter weather watch or warning. in tennessee where overnight lows hit 12, at least four have died from the cold. >> from hypothermia is commonplace in these temperatures. >> reporter: in new jersey ice and the cooling system forced the shutdown of a nuclear power plant. in central florida today will be the fifth morning of near or freezing temperatures. to save their citrus crops farmers are spraying warm water on the lower branches because the freezing process keeps the fruit warm. >> i didn't have
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2010 12:00pm EST
merida, national editor of "the washington post." >> host: welcome to booktv's "after words." we're talking to tough university history professor peniel joseph who has a very compelling new book out, "dark days, bright nights: from black power to barack obama." welcome professor joseph. >> guest: thank you. >> host: tell me what that title means. that's a very intriguing title. >> guest: well, the title really talks about, refers to where black people have come from in this country really from the dark days ofve segregation and jim crow all the way to having the first african-american president. >> host: you, it was kind of a little ditty during the campaign that went viral, and you mention it early on in the book, and it goes rosa sat so martin could walk so that barack could run so that your children could fly. and that became kind can of a catch phrase toward the end, particularly among african-americans. you cite this and say that as motionally powerful as these words may be, they make for poor history. explain that. >> guest: absolutely. the whole notion of rosa parks has be
NBC
Jan 6, 2010 4:00pm EST
rejoice. the washington redskins have a new head coach. what mike shanahan is saying about his plans to lead the team to victory. >>> signed, seal, and today he was delivered. hello, everybody. i'm jim hanley. >> i'm wendy rieger. >>> first we have breaking news about washington wizards star gilbert arenas. let's go live to lindsay and dan. what happened today? >> hey, guys. nationally this has been a much bigger story than the mike shanahan issue. today, gilbert arenas has been suspended indefinitely by nba commissioner david stern. due to his ongoing conduct, gilbert arenas not fit to take the court in an nba game. i think anybody that saw the sports page this morning, gilbert's clowning around is not helping his cause. >> it's not. people look at different things that he does as far as the social networking, the twitter. i think that the powers that be obviously look at the kind of behavior that he has besides the incident that they are disciplining him for. they say there is an issue that has to be taken care of. >> gilbert brought some guns into the locker room, played a p
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
yet. right now we are working together, all haitians in washington, virginia and maryland like we did last time during the hurricanes. to help our brothers in haiti. >> reporter: he and other local leaders met with the republic's ambassador to the united states to get updated and brainstorm relief plans. >> we participated in the revolutionary war of the united states. we helped you guys. in latin america, we helped simon bolivar to liberate the boliviancountries. today we are seeking the same solidarity. >> reporter: raymond joseph says it's been non-stop meeting with the state department and ting to speak with haiti's president whose palatial home was levelled. >> in the palace, it has been hit that hard. just the flimsy, flimsy abode hanging on the heels around port-au-prince must be just like cardboard. >> reporter: the numbers of dead and injured are staggering given the level of catastrophe. it's not surprising to those who know the country well. >> port-au-prince was built for a population of 50,000. and today, in and around port-au-prince we have 2 million people. and a lot of
NBC
Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
in northwest washington with more. derrick, how often have we seen the federal government step in here? >> reporter: well, to this extent, never. this is being describe as as an historic move, but it's also an acknowledgement of the importance of metro to the operation of the local transportation infrastructure, of course, and to the operation of the federal government. and of course, as you said, the obama administration has stepped in and made these appointments to metro. now, in a rare weekend announcement, the gsa has announced the appointment of mortimer downey as director of the metro board. downey is described as a veteran transit official who's been involved with metro from its early days and served as executive director of the new york transit system. marcella coffman serves as executive director and has been an executive of the chicago transit authority. metro's general manager announced his resignation effective in april. it's seen as a historical move. a system for which it's been a difficult year. that fatal crash, the subsequent safety issues, and a $40 million budget def
CNBC
Jan 21, 2010 3:00pm EST
since they've been largely vilified by washington. goldman, of course, down rather notably. take a look at the chicago mercantile exchange, the cme, less trading activity when the president's proposals went through. lifting off of its lows on representative frank's comments. material stocks down just as much here today, 4%, 5%, 6% here. freeport-mcmoran i hope that you saw erin burnett's interview with the head of freeport-mcmoran. good flooz them. talked about lower gold, copper production this year and china tightening their monetary policy, or talk about that has certainly been affecting them in the last few days. finally, get back to earnings in the last 24 hours or at least hopefully. how about our parent company, general electric. talk to all of my friends, the nasdaq and rick santelli at the cme and first mike huckman standing by at the nasdaq. >> thanks, bob. yes the nasdaq is down 21 points but a little bit of a flip here at the nasdaq because yesterday it was the biggest percentage loser among the dow and the s&p 500. and today it's these the smallest percentage loser. of cour
NBC
Jan 9, 2010 9:00am EST
for today and tomorrow. >> thanks, chuck. >>> the washington wizards are learning to live without gilbert arenas, at least for the time being. the team took to the courts fort frs time since their star player was suspended. they did it in front of their fans. >>. >> reporter: no arenas on the court and no images of him inside the arena. those looking for his jerseys were out of luck. jim nagle wore his own. >> i feel like the team and the league is throwing him under the bus. i am wearing this shirt in support of himonight. >> reporter: other fans seemed sympathetic too. >> you have to hold him accountable to certain things. at the same time, he is a human being too. >> reporter: meanwhile, the investigation into what happened between gilbert arena and gentleman var advi javaris crittenton. they claim d.c. police are downloading footage from this cameras, wanting to see players reactionso the gun incident. a team official says, if there was anything captured on tape, this would be the only camera that got it. also new, word that several wizards players met with the grand jury before frida
ABC
Jan 28, 2010 3:05am EST
his message across? t.j. winick joins us now from washington with more on the speech. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good evening. before a joint session of congress the president acknowledged some missteps over the past year, but that didn't stop him from pushing an aggressive agenda. >> the president of the united states. >> reporter: delivering his first state of the union address, barack obama didn't sound like a president humbled by historic efforts to fix the economy and health care. >> despite our hardships, our union is strong. we do not give up. we do not quit. we do not allow fear or division to break our spirit. >> reporter: the president spent most of the speech on the economy and jobs, offering help for middle class families -- >> we'll extend our midd class tax cuts. >> reporter: and small businesses. >> i'm also proposing a new small business tax credit. one that will go to over 1 million small businesses who hire new workers or raise wages. >> reporter: while pushing spending frees to help drive down the budget deficit. >> starting in 2011
NBC
Jan 1, 2010 5:00am EST
this morning if you still feel too impaired to drive yourself. the washington regional alcohol program is still offering its sober ride program. you can get a free cab ride up to $50 until the end of this hour. call 1-800-200-taxi. >>> new today a threatening start to the new year in d.c. police are investigating a shooting outside of a church service. the gunfire eruped outside of the building in 3000 block of naylor street. >> reporter: somebody decided to ring in the new year with gun shots here in southeast at a church. now this morning we talked to the pastor of that church. the new life praise temple. he said a gunman opened fire outside of the churn. the shots flu in through a window but did not hit anyone inside. he said there were about 40 people inside the building for a new year's eve service. he also said that there were about five or six shots fired. people inside the church said they were just singing, worshipping, praising, and then they heard the gunfire and saw the shattered glass and they hit the deck, lying on the floor they said they were scared to death but remarkably no on
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 6:00am EST
's on the table in washington. because of the lack of -- and, again, it's not because of the lack of voter in at the ele er . it is because it hadn't been explained adequately enough when people are more worried about their ticket, their job. >> and i was moved by the fact that scott brown mentioned teddy kennedy. i knew at the same time that he would be upsetting some of the people in his base that voted against teddy kennedy every opportunity they had, and it just struck me that tonight, or last night he was riding high, just like barack obama was a year ago this is where it gets tough for a republican in massachusetts. just like it got tough for barack obama, just like scott brown, he was an agent of change. >> you know, before we go to this. your take on that is really interesting. my take was similar to your take. listen to scott brown listen to teddy kennedy. what's going through my mind is scott brown spoke more at length and more glowingly of ted kennedy than martha coakley did on the stump during her campaign. >> your right. >> unbelievable. >> and last night, very telling that th
NBC
Jan 8, 2010 5:00am EST
passing east of washington. the snow has ended in washington. still snowing moderately in fairfax, southern prince william, into stafford and spotsylvania, charles county, prince george's county getting that band of moderate snow as is anne arundel county and moving into calvert and sane mary's. elsewhere a few passing snow showers further to the west moving into the shenandoah valley. those may be moving into the metro area later on this morning. here are the snow totals. anywhere from an inch and a half in southern maryland to about a half inch to an inch around washington and nearby suburbs. the temperatures are at or below freezing all around the region. what has fallen is sticking on the untreated surfaces and the view from space is showing a few lingering showers further to our north and west. those may be passing through perhaps late morning, mid-morning. after that a little sun breaking up. blustery winds and stay cold generally at or below freezing through the rest of the afternoon and through the weekend. sub freezing frigid weekend. morning lows teens. afternoon highs 2
HLN
Jan 3, 2010 7:00am EST
in his arrest. >>> al qaeda threats close a u.s. embassy as washington battles to move extremism with talks and with force. >>> and it looks like new york's tavern on the green restaurant has gone out of business after all that time. a look at the party that ended it all and how people are remembering one of the city's most famous landmarks. >>> you are watching "hln news and views" on this first sunday of 2010. great to have you with us. i'm susan hendricks. we want to get you updated. authorities have arrested a florida man who allegedly gunned down four members of his family after thanksgiving dinner. u.s. marshals captured paul merhige at a hotel in the florida keys last night. there he is on surveillance camera. he was the focus of an intense manhunt after he allegedly shot and killed his twin sisters and a 79-year-old aunt. he also allegedly killed 6-year-old michaela sitton as she slept in her family's jupiter, florida, home. with his arrest, michaela's father says he will be able to sleep at night. >> it means i'll be able to sleep a little better tonight, and i won't be
HLN
Jan 24, 2010 7:00am EST
of washington, d.c. the train was headed to florida when the engine's front wheels lost contact with the rails. investigators are checking whether the material below the tracks was too high. some passengers got bumps and bruises but luckily there were no serious injuries. >>> president obama has changed his mind, it looks like, about establishing a special fiscal commission. in a statement the president says he now supports establishing a bipartisan panel that could propose sweeping tax increases and spending cuts. the commission's goal would be to try and cut the soaring federal debt. in a statement yesterday the president said this. "the only way to solve our long-term fiscal challenges is to solve it together, democrats and republicans." >>> witnesses say they saw a ball of fire in the sky before a small plane crashed into a home in sugar grove, illinois. that's about 35 miles west of chicago. the two men on the plane were killed. other witnesses said it sounded like the plane was having engine problems yesterday before it went down. the ntsb said it was broken into several pieces. the men
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